Haldane, Illinois

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Haldane
Old feed mill in Haldane.
Old feed mill in Haldane.
Haldane is located in Illinois
Haldane
Haldane
Location of Haldane within Illinois
Coordinates: 42°04′43″N 89°34′10″W / 42.07861°N 89.56944°W / 42.07861; -89.56944Coordinates: 42°04′43″N 89°34′10″W / 42.07861°N 89.56944°W / 42.07861; -89.56944
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyOgle
TownshipLincoln
Elevation906 ft (276 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
61030
Area code(s)815

Haldane is an unincorporated community in Ogle County, Illinois, United States, located south of Forreston and west of Mount Morris.

History[edit]

Haldane had its start in 1858 as a rail station.[2] The community was named for Alexander Haldane, a railroad official.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Newtown". Retrieved 2007-10-21.
  2. ^ Illinois Central Magazine. Illinois Central Railroad Company. 1922. p. 43.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 147.